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Past articles by Christina:

Carrie Meek, Pioneering 5-Term Florida Congresswoman, Dies at 95

Meek passed away in her Miami home after battling a "long illness," according to a family spokesperson. → Read More

Bipartisan Pair of Senators Stress Importance of Booster Shots As Threat of Omicron Looms

Senators Amy Klobuchar and Bill Cassidy joined U.S. health officials on Sunday to push booster shots as more countries reported their first cases of the Omicron variant. → Read More

Maxine Waters on Marjorie Taylor Greene: 'We Can Expect Anything From This Crazy Woman'

Waters identified Greene as the leader of a small group of pro-Trump hard-right Republicans that she called the "GOP crazy caucus." → Read More

Anthony Fauci Says U.S 'Preparing' to Tweak COVID-19 Vaccine for Omicron

Omicron bears a troubling number of mutations that researchers believe could make it more contagious and possibly even evade vaccines and therapeutics. → Read More

Wisconsin Senators Ask Outsiders to Stop Exploiting Deadly Parade for Political Purposes

"We are asking anyone considering such action to cease and desist," Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Ron Johnson, a Democrat and Republican, said in a joint statement. → Read More

U.S. Lawmakers Discuss Ties With Taiwan President Despite Disapproval from China

Five House members arrived in Taiwan Thursday to meet with local officials amid a wider delegation trip to several regions in Asia. → Read More

'Doesn't Have a Clue': Trump Calls on Mitch McConnell to Resign as Senate Minority Leader

"What a shame," Trump said of McConnell's decision to support the infrastructure bill. "That guy should resign as the leader." → Read More

Court Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of Vaccine Mandate for California Prison Workers

The vaccine mandate would have taken effect January 12, but the stay pauses its enforcement until an appeals hearing, scheduled for March. → Read More

Milwaukee Dancing Grannies Asks for Prayers After Waukesha Parade Tragedy, Say Members 'Impacted'

A car plowed through a Christmas Parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, injuring at least 23 people including children. Police said there were "some" fatalities. → Read More

Rashida Tlaib 'Fearful' Manchin, Sinema and Other 'Corporate Dems' Will Tank Spending Bill

The Build Back Better Act now heads to the 50-50 split Senate, where Democrats must navigate major challenges with no room for error. → Read More

Fauci Says Families With Fully Vaccinated Kids Won't Need to Wear Masks on Christmas

"Get vaccinated and you can enjoy the holidays very easily. And if you're not, please be careful," said. Dr. Anthony Fauci, as COVID-19 climbed nationally after months of decline. → Read More

'Frustrated' GOP Rep. John Curtis Wants Voters to Abandon Trump Allies Gaetz, Greene, Boebert

"It stuns me and surprises me that some of the voters still send these people back," said the Utah Republican lawmaker. → Read More

Democrats Signal Senate to Trim 10 Percent of Spending Bill, Another House Vote Inevitable

"The Build Back Better Act as passed by the House is not going to be the same when it comes back to the House after the Senate gets its hands on it," said Rep. Ro Khanna. → Read More

Democrats Predict Senate Will Pass Biden's Spending Bill Before Christmas

"We'll work on it, I believe, probably up until Christmas," said Senator Tim Kaine. → Read More

White House Comms Chief of Staff Leaves in Second Big Biden Admin Resignation This Week

White House Communications Chief of Staff Emma Riley announced she's leaving for the Labor Department on Friday. → Read More

House Democrats to Lose 16th Incumbent Ahead of 2022 Midterms With Johnson Retirement

Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson announced Saturday that she won't seek reelection next year. The trailblazing Democrat made history as the first Black woman elected to state public office from Dallas. → Read More

Progressives Push for Student Loan Forgiveness After House Passes Spending Bill

"Now let's help everyone and cancel at least $50,000 in student loan debt for everyone," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal. → Read More

Fourth Stimulus Check Update: Monthly $2K Petition 37,000 Signatures Away From 3 Million

The petition has drawn more than 2,962,640 signatures. → Read More

Inflation Will Only Drop By 2022 Midterm Elections If COVID Eases: Janet Yellen

After months of defense rhetoric on rising inflation, the White House is now candidly acknowledging the worsening economic issue that has cursed Biden's presidency. → Read More

Democrats Confident House Will Pass $2 Trillion Social Spending Bill This Week

"The vast majority of this ... has been agreed to by everybody," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal. → Read More